Circles sound like a really great way to accidentally (by Google's fault or my own) to share info with the wrong people. No thanks.
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It seems to me that most people who feel like they need multiple monitors really just need better window management. Unless you are able to actually look at two different monitors at once, the other will always be wasted. Becoming efficient with key-bindings for your WM is a much better way to get your workflow organized.
For ubuntu to drop Gnome for Unity.
I thought the exact opposite. Gnome 3 and Unity see remarkably similar in what they deliver. It strikes me as odd that Ubuntu wants to strike off in their own direction after all the features and polish of Gnome, when the end products are going to be so functionally similar. To each his own, I suppose.
Got mine a few weeks ago. Have had a lot of fun just tinkering with the various inputs and outputs, but I think my first real project will be to make a music box with lights (and possibly motors) for my son. Should be fun!
My secret weapon in the music competitions of my youth was to forgo visiting the restroom until after the performance. I felt having to pee gave me the edge I needed.
Since we are complaining about how bad Wikileaks supposedly is for journalism, let us critique the journalism in this piece. Basic facts first.
The recent release of a torrent of State Department documents is typical.
Wikileaks has released 1,947 cables in over a month. They have over 250,000, but they are deliberately releasing them slowly to ensure that they can be properly redacted to protect sources.
But WikiLeaks offers no articles of its own, no context of any of the materials it discloses, and no analysis of them other than assertions in press releases or their equivalent.
Wrong. I wonder if the author has ever actually visited the wikileaks website "cablegate" viewer. There is an "articles" section on the left side.
The Taliban is responsible, directly and demonstrably, for a great many deaths, both in the US and abroad.
I'd like to point out the propaganda success here. The Taliban is the former government of Afghanistan. They have never committed international aggression (though I'm sure they did some nasty stuff internally while in power). They are not responsible for deaths outside of Afghanistan. "al Qaeda" is not the same as "The Taliban."
Ahmadinejad, as president of Iran, is not in control of the armed forces. He would not be the one with his hand on the button. Even if he was, what makes you think he want's to nuke Israel and the US? You've been watching too much CNN, I think.
Not far from where I live someone is living in a 727:
Google map: http://ur1.ca/21vv0
> Google will launch Chrome OS to compete with Microsoft Windows.
Sorry, where does it say that they are aiming to compete with Windows, because it doesn't mention windows in TFA. They've never claimed to try and do that - they're targetting a completely different market. Chome OS is just a browser than boot up with no host operating system. Windows IS an entire operating system.
If you want to talk about competition, you need to consider use cases, not technical implementation. Insofar as Windows users browse the internet, check email, and do word processing (which is a substantial chunk of users), Google Chrome OS is competing with Windows.
Chrome OS *is* Linux.
I'm waiting for 4.6.
We actually fielded several helpdesk calls that day because the game would start playing and making noise in the background. "Why is my computer making a siren noise?"
This sort of question is exactly what the Software Freedom Law Center is for.